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Four new ways to understand taxonomies
Bring yourself up to date with taxonomies and learn how to optimize them at the Taxonomy Boot Camp. Choose from the four pre-conference workshops of Taxonomy Boot Camp held at London: combine them with a full conference registration or just drop in for a single workshop.
All the workshops are slated to take place the day before Taxonomy Boot Camp on Monday, 15 October 2018 at Olympia London. The details of each workshop are given below:
W1 – Taxonomy fundamentals (one-day workshop)
Heather Hedden, Senior Vocabulary Editor, Gale/Cengage Learning, USA.
Kick-start your conference experience with Heather’s full-day workshop designed for those who need to get up to speed fast with designing and creating taxonomies. Attendees will learn about the definitions and types of taxonomy, hierarchy design, applications, creating and wording of terms, and a few other related concepts.
W2 Introduction to text analytics (half-day workshop, AM)
Tom Reamy, Chief Knowledge Architect, KAPS Group, USA
Author of the book Deep Text, Tom, is well placed to give a definitive introduction to text analytics (encompassing auto-categorization, text mining, sentiment analysis, machine learning, and more). Attendees will learn about the technologies, best practices, making a business case, and the range of applications that can be built on text analytics.
W3 Secret lives of structured content: strategically deliver your content at scale to multiple devices, audiences, and channels (half-day workshop, AM)
Rahel Bailie, Chief Knowledge Officer, Scroll, UK
Structured content is powerful, allowing organizations to deliver content efficiently from multiple sources to multiple audiences, channels, and interfaces. Published author and frequent speaker Rahel helps attendees in understanding the principles and potential of adding more structure to their content.
W4 Implementing taxonomies in SharePoint (half-day workshop, PM)
Agnes Molnar, CEO, Search Explained, Hungary
Managed metadata is a special data type within SharePoint that helps companies manage controlled vocabularies for information usability and findability. Agnes is a leading expert in search, information architecture, and Microsoft technologies, who will share her knowledge and insights at this workshop.
Click here to read more about this workshop.